back to article Datacenter industry sees demand growing, but so are energy costs

Datacenter operators are confident demand for their services will continue to increase, but worry about the high cost of energy, their ability to source UPS hardware and cooling units, and crucially, being able to hire staff with requisite skills in a competitive market. According to a survey by consulting outfit BCS, the …

  1. NeilPost Silver badge

    Solar, Heat-pump and Wind

    Try slapping Solar across the entire roof, a couple of wind-turbines in the car-park and some heat-pumps. They maybe enough to power the cooling at least.

    You could even experiment with geo-thermal. Go take a look in Iceland for some inspiration.

    A pile of Iron Mountain sheds just built round here with none…. and typical of most new-build warehouses adjacent on similar ‘business zones’.

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